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Anti-Russia Sanctions: A Fall Lull?

... possibility of a broad interpretation of any actions by Russian government and non-governmental agencies, the December report will most likely include the “Russian trace.” It might be diluted with other traditional evil-wishers like China, North Korea and Iran, but the main question is how exactly the sanctions will be calibrated to the scope of the alleged foreign interference identified. Freezing alleged hackers’ assets is one thing, but sectoral sanctions are something else. Another Executive Order,...

05.11.2018

Russia and Israel: The Middle Eastern Vector of Relations

... International Affairs Council as part of the project "Security System in the Middle East". This paper covers the issue of complex relations between Russia and Israel in the Middle East. The author analyzes in detail Russia’s role in the Israel-Syria-Iran triangle. The degree of Iranian presence in Syria, the impact of the nuclear deal in the context of Israeli-Iranian regional confrontation, the role of the Palestinian-Israeli settlement in Russian-Israeli relations are also discussed in the paper....

24.10.2018

Russia and Turkey: Approaches to Regional Security in the Middle East

... in Europe; these talks were largely related to the very sense of retaining the alliance now that the “communist adversary"was gone. NATO started looking for new “threats,"eventually identifying a number of Middle Eastern states, such as Iran, Syria and Iraq [ 13 ]. As Western rhetoric about the danger of the Iranian nuclear program and the need to “deter” Iran gained pace, many observers, including those in Turkey, began to believe that nuclear weapons were still of political and ...

15.10.2018

RIAC Hosts a Meeting with Iranian Diplomats

On October 9, 2018, delegation headed by Ali Mohaghegh, Counselor of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. RIAC was represented by Timur Makhmutov, Deputy Director of Programs, and Ruslan Mamedov, Program Assistant. On October 9, 2018, delegation headed by Ali Mohaghegh, Counselor of the Embassy ...

11.10.2018

Syrian Surprises

The Mutating Inter-Relations among the Key Actors in the Syrian Conflict: Russia, the United States, Turkey, Iran and Israel The Syrian crisis continues to bring new surprises. Analysts are becoming increasingly concerned with the “mutating” configuration of relations among the global and regional actors, driven primarily by the developments in Idlib Governorate....

04.10.2018

Prospects for Russia–China Cooperation in the Middle East

... Leading Russian corporations are planning to develop energy, military-technical, agricultural and other types of cooperation with the countries in the region. Russian experts have helped to build the first nuclear power plant in the Middle East near the Iranian city of Bushehr, and the two sides have signed contracts on the construction of additional blocks [ 12 ]. Contracts were signed on the construction of nuclear plants in Turkey [ 13 ] and Egypt [ 14 ], with work already under-way. In addition, ...

01.10.2018

Iran’s Presence in Syria: Is It There for the Long Haul?

Iran does not have sufficient resources to ensure the rebuilding of the war-torn country Iran’s presence in Syria remains a highly irritating factor for Israel, the United States and European countries, which are not ready to finance Syria’s post-war ...

11.09.2018

U.S. Sanctions against Iran: Background and Possible Consequences

The New Round of U.S. Sanctions The withdrawal of the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear programme has once again exacerbated the issue of sanctions against Iran. Donald Trump’s decision on the JCPOA means that the United States will return to the regime of comprehensive economic sanctions against Tehran that was in place ...

29.08.2018

DASKAA and the New Anti-Russia Sanctions: Does the US Want Self-Isolation?

... the national economy, Russia is a major power that can adapt to the sanctions and even isolate the Americans as they attempt to stifle their adversary. How can this be done? Ivan Timofeev: A Pyrrhic Victory: the History of the Sanctions War Against Iran First, the new sanctions are mostly a consequence of a domestic political divide and political struggles in the United States itself rather than strictly anything Moscow has done. There have been no fundamental changes in Russian foreign policy, ...

22.08.2018
 

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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
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